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in multiple environments. urban environment, devert environment, and so on. >> phillip is with the washington guardian. awarded the army their hammer award. >> $6 million on development to the uniforms. >> with the wars in afghanistan and iraq, the army replaced the familiar green and brown fatigues with a lighter tan and brown pattern better suited to desert environments. but as the army soon learned, not all deserts are the same. >> the uniform was much more effective in iraq than it was in afghanistan. >> forcing the army to spend millions of dollars to come up with a pattern better suited for afghanistan. the soldier on the left in the new pattern blends in better than the soldier on the right with the old one. >> the mistake that the army learned from. >> part of that solution may mean that soldiers in the future may need more closet space. >> one thing they are looking at is multiple uniforms, multiple camouflage, instead of having a single, one size, fits all. >> 9news. >> not since nancy kerrigan took a sledge hammer to the knee have we had a bizarre story like this. u.s. spe
-growth environment. >> reporter: michelle mier is senior u.s. economist for bank of america. 100,000 plus jobs is healthy but not impressive. >> and think about what we've come off of, the deepest postwar recession and adding about 100,000 or so jobs a month. it's not sufficient. >> reporter: much of the drop in the unemployment rate is due to the growth in part-time jobs. >> . >> i didn't even get responses to my resumes. >> reporter: 56-year-old amy crawford was forced to take a minimum wage job in a chicago restaurant. when she couldn't find full time work as a home designer. >> i'm almost at a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. i'm not confident in the economy. >> reporter: 40% of the unemployed have been out of work six months or more. that number did not drop last month. fed chairman ben bernanke said this week his concern is that growth just isn't fast enough to put people back to work. >> pelley: anthony, you mentioned that about 150,000 jobs are being created each month lately. what kind of difference does that make to the 12 million people who are still unemployed? >> not muc
's what we are supposed to do. it's for the good of the customer and good of the environment. there's only the perception that their pump is running more often. >> the schneider's admit there has been no actual flooding since the wssc repair outside, but they fear it is inevitable. that certainly won't help the mold. at the wssc, scott broom, 9news now. >> well a national expert, scott consulted today said storm water and sewage should never mix and they were obligated to repair that sewer line. >>> we all know that the keys to keeping clean are wash your hands, brush your teeth, take a bath on saturday night. according to is survey, there is a difference between what passes for acceptable on the cleanliness scale when it comes to men versus women. now this survey shows men wash their hair more frequently and hop in the shower almost as often as the ladies do, but it also shows 42% of men say they will wear the same pair of underwear more than once without washing it. >> doesn't that defeat the purpose? >> yeah, it does. but 23% of women admit they will do the same thing. guys say they
in an environment i completely controlled. so imagine jim lehrer that in debate hall. he can't cut anybody's microphone and he's dealing with the president of the united states and another guy who is gutsy enough to try and take the job. and he's supposed to control these guys and do that in an untested format designed to be loose and open-ended and sort of free flowing? shoot, i don't care what the critics say, jim lehrer did what any moderator would have done in that situation. the best he could. anita. >> thank you, derek. >>> rats, roaches, mice, you name it, we've got it in tonight's food alert. just wait until you see what our cameras found inside a restaurant that claimed hat cleaned up. from dupont circle to bethesda and into arlington, here's investigative reporter russ ptacek. >> reporter: instinctively we know roaches are wrong, right? food safety managers are required in restaurants because they're trained to watch out for other risks like food in the temperature danger zone, that's cold food above 41 degrees or heated food falling below 1406789 it's not roaches, but it can mak
to a very hostile environment. >> are you ready for that? >> i know i'm ready for that because i've been trained the last five years. >> reporter: baumgartner, a 43-year-old australian and elite sky diver will rise before daybreak and be lifted by a capsule. the assent will take three hours. temperatures will fall as low as minus 70 degrees. once he jump, baumgartner wearing a pressurized suit will be in free fall for five minutes. his top speed could hit 700 miles per hour. he'll become the first human in free fall to break the speed of sound. >> nobody can tell me what happens to the human body in free fall when you supply super sonic speed. >> reporter: joe kitinger has held the skydiving record since 1960 free falling 84 feet up. he's helping to train baumgartner. >> we have better suits and better equipment but the danger is still there. hasn't changed a bit. >> reporter: nasa and the u.s. air force will monitor baumgartner's jump to learn about high altitude limits on the human body. >> are you understandably nervous about that? >> oh, yes. >> reporter: baumgartner says he's also c
is supposed to be prepared nay sterile environment but if there's a breakdown in the system there could be contamination in the fungus. it's common in soil, decomposing leaves and even floating in the air. >> pelley: if the fungus is everywhere, as you describe it, why is it so dangerous in this case? >> reporter: in somebody with a normal immune system the lungs filter it out. when you inject it directly into the spine, that's like a straight highway to the brain. >> pelley: jon, thank you very much. it has been more than three weeks since that deadly terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. today, the will bean government finally allowed a team of f.b.i. agents to see the crime scene. four americans were killed in that attack, of course, including ambassador chris stephens. the agents, with a u.s. military escort, spent 12 hours at the consulate, though much of the evidence has already been compromised there. the violence in syria's civil war is spilling over its borders. for a second day, turkey fired artillery shells into syria. it was in retaliation for a syrian m
uniforms but plenty of guns, a potential danger for u.s. troops. >> f you come to an environment like this there are afghans with weapons. >> they're not going to put away their weapons because we're here. as you see, everybody else has got theirs, too. >> reporter: you've built this relationship on trust and you're saying well, hold on, maybe we don't trust you and -- that's not what you're saying. >> right. >> reporter: but that's the impression. >> that may be the message. we tried to soft than blow as much as we can. they felt guilty for the incidents themselves so they understood why we were trying to do this. we're going to continue this relationship as best we can given this and they were good with it. >> reporter: the soldiers that we were with hoped to finish vetting the afghan forces this week but, scott, commanders have a new list of conditions that have to be met before their joint operations can start again and we're told the clock would be reset if there's a new insider attack. >> pelley: hard work to do in afghanistan. charlie thanks very much. the mystery of the loose
into politics out of an ideological background. maybe the academic environment or as a writer. or some people come out of a practical background. he comes out of a practical business background. the reason i like him as president is this is what we need right now. we need a practical man. i think president obama is overwhelmed by too much ideology too often. can't see his way through it. i think he has an unrealistic view of the islamic extremist movement. i think it's almost like a fantasy world about it. >> all right, mayor rudy giuliani, good to see you. thank you so much. >>> this morning, jerry hughes is saying in his own words that he didn't do it. armen keteyian is in bellefonte, pennsylvania, where a judge is about to sentence the former penn state assistant football coach. armen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. today is judgment day for jerry hughes. his sentencing coming a bit more than three months after he was convicted of 45 counts of sexually abusing ten young boys. sandusky is expected to do what he did not do at his trial, to stand up and profess his innocence. but la
environment. what's great after that after you come out with that horrible feeling every day that follows you say it was a bad day but at least i didn't have to vote. i don't feel good. i don't. i literally never in my life --& >> have you felt -- >> felt good about some of it. really? these are the choices? isn't there a kill me now choice? >> who is your favorite comedian. who makes you life? >> a lot of them. you know, kathleen madigan is probably a great female comic. there's, you know, louis seekay. a lot of talented people. it's amazing. >> good luck on [ nn ] fe, thenti tth i d mi p ome wh ientoy ntt, h sd, "wdoava luon r nsivteh. u' gngo veo an o yr otas." li t w myldoopae lt itadmyee fl al can ani dn wt noha tt ai dti sgeed at stctoendy. when wt ssone w aif w sllsi myldoopae, buitasn debefi whh llelta ay ssivi. it aifchge iteay . itak y gfr gmp ba thay ai
. for some reason presidents who live in this kind of cloistered environment where they are not challenged on a day-to-day basis, they get into debate prep, they get into that one on one situation with another candidate and just don't feel challenged. it takes that one debate to shake things up and get them back on track. >> american airlines has a my explanation for seats that fell apart in mid-flight. american is fixing seats on 48 of its 757 jets. dozens of flights are cancelled today. 50 flights were cancelled yesterday. seats have come loose on three american flights since last week. at first american said faulty floor clamps were to blame. now the airline says it was a combination of wear, poor design and even spilled soda. >> a cable tv movie on the killing of osama bin laden will air two days before the election. some critics want to know why. "s.e.al. team six: the raid on osama bin laden aka code name geronimo" is scheduled for november 4th on the national geographic channel. the movie is produced by the weinstein company, co-chairman harvey weinstein is a major fundraiser for th
come to live with and work with there for the environment we had. we felt we needed more, not less. >> so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department we need this. and the answer kept coming back as -- >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons i don't know. >> do those believe that if in fact those security teams had not been withdrawn although they can't really know the answer to this, but they may have been able to resist the attack and save lives? >> they talked about that. colonel wood wonders, says armed members of his military team as well as the companion state department team would have traveled to benghazi with ambassador wood. on that day, the u.s. was down 34 highly trained security officers in libya compared to six months before. the state department told officials sorting through everything they don't see evidence of a lot of security requests that were denied. charlie? >> sharyl attkisson, thank you. you can see more of this story tonight on the cbs evening news with scott pelley. gas prices continue to skyrocket in california.
plan will kill 700,000 jobs. i don't want to kill jobs in this environment. let me make one more point. >> lehrer: let me -- let him answer the taxes thing for a moment. mr. president? >> well, we've had this discussion before. >> lehrer: about the idea that in order to reduce the deficit there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. >> there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. governor romney has ruled out revenue. he's ruled out revenue. >> lehrer: that's true. >> absolutely. >> lehrer: completely? >> the revenue i get is by more people working getting higher pay paying more taxes. that's how we get growth and balance the budget. but the idea of taxing people more, putting more people out of work, you'll never get there. you never balance the budget by raising taxes. spain. spain spends 42% of their total economy on government. >> lehrer: okay. >> we're now spending 42% of our economy on government. i don't want to go down the path to spain. i want to go down the path of growth that puts americans to work with more money coming in because they're working. >> lehrer: mr. president,
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